Originally Posted by takeshi
People keep overlooking that when they complain about the lack of 3G on current BB's. Unless you're tethering, odds are that you probably won't see much of a difference. The bottleneck in rendering pages needs to be overcome before it's really a useful feature.
I tried tethering my laptop to my Pearl a while back. It's painfully slow, much like dial-up, but in some cases worse because of the latency and the unreliable connection. I've used a laptop tethered to EVDO as well and it actually feels like broadband.